omeprazole

Usual solid dosage form
Capsules
Available as a liquid
Yes (special)
Available as a licensed liquid formulation?
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Liquid strengths
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Liquid sugar free or not
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Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Dissolve directly in mouth
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Available as soluble tablets
Yes
Sub-lingual
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Specially coated?
Yes
Available as an unlicensed special liquid formulation?
-
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
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Advice on administration via enteral tube
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Available as other formulations?
Intravenous infusion (40mg), dispersible tablets, tablets
Note
Tablets and Capsules contain enteric coated pellets
Film coated
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Modified release
-
Enteric coated
Yes
Sugar coated
-
Generic drug
Omeprazole
Safe or appropriate to crush
The manufacturer of omeprazole recommends that capsules can be opened and the contents mixed with fruit juice or water.